08 Feb 2019

A super line up of events for 2019

We’ve got a great series of events planned for the coming year – and we are working hard to fill the rest of the calendar. The Memorial and The Scramble Experience are great to visit at any time, but when there is something extra on offer, it really makes a day out special. And don’t forget the cafe and shop are always open, too.

Sunday afternoon entertainment

We begin the year with a series of talks on Battle of Britain-linked themes, along with a great – and free – family film.

Sunday 10 February: Paul Tweddle talk – The Other Battle of Britain – Wing, 2.30, free to Hurricane members of Friends of the Few

Sunday 17 February: Melody Foreman talk – The Life And Times Of A Spitfire Girl – Wing, 2.30, free to Hurricane members of Friends of the Few

Sunday 10 March – join us for a free screening of David Walliams’ great family film Grandpa’s Great Escape – Wing, 2pm, FREE

Sunday 24 March – talk – Judy Williams,… Read more

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11 Feb 2019

Exciting start to talks series

A fascinating talk on The Other Battle of Britain by author and historian Paul Tweddle was enjoyed by visitors to The Wing on Sunday. Paul kicked off this season’s series of talks and events with an interesting account of Bomber Command’s contribution to the victory won by the Royal Air Force in the Battle of […]… Read more

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4 Feb 2019

Family film fun – for free!

There’s a real family treat on offer at the Battle of Britain Memorial next month, when the Trust hosts a free showing of the David Walliams film Grandpa’s Great Escape. Although the Trust regularly hosts talks and other events in The Wing, this will be the first time the Geoffrey Page Centre has been used […]… Read more

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31 Oct 2018

Join us to mark battle’s end

A beacon of light will shine from the Capel-le-Ferne clifftop as the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust joins the parish council in marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War on 11 November. The beacon will be part of a number of events organised to mark 100 years of remembrance as […]… Read more

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24 Oct 2018

Village’s air crash history to be revealed

Don’t miss our fascinating talk on how one Kent villlage has seen more than its fair share of air crashes. Lying as it does underneath the flightpath to London, Kent has witnessed many air crashes, but the tiny village of Smarden has seen more than most. Alex Ferris will tell the story this Sunday (28 […]… Read more

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9 Oct 2018

Don’t miss this season’s talks series

Dont’ miss this year’s fantastic season of Sunday afternoon talks by great aviation-themed speakers. The first of this year’s talks is by former Vulcan pilot Flt Lt Paddy Langdown, who flew these awesome machines from 1963 to 1976. Paddy’s talk, entitled The Last Flying Vulcan Bomber, takes place on 21 October at 2.30pm and will […]… Read more

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26 Sep 2018

Sunset greets tour diners

Guests on a high-end Battle of Britain-themed tour spent their last evening enjoying dinner in The Wing – and were treated to an amazing sunset. The Twynhams Tours Battle of Britain Tour, which included a flight alongside a Spitfire and visits to the RAF Club in Piccadilly, Bentley Priory, RAF Coningsby (the home of the […]… Read more

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21 Sep 2018

Car owners dig deep to support the Trust

Three members of the Ramsgate Old Motor and Motorcycle Club returned to the site a few weeks after their hugely successful car show to present site manager Jules Gomez with a £500 “thank you” for hosting the event. Steve Lutz, Peter Harvey and Alan West handed over the cheque, which represented money raised during the Bonnets […]… Read more

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17 Sep 2018

Marking Battle of Britain Day

Visitors paused to pay their respects alongside local people, Trustees, staff and volunteers as the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust held its annual Service of Commemoration to mark Battle of Britain Day on Saturday (15 September). Around a dozen standard bearers added colour to the short service to pay tribute to the bravery and sacrifice […]… Read more

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